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March 16, 2020

EMA Suspends Use of Ulipristal Acetate for Fibroids Pending Review EMA Suspends Use of Ulipristal Acetate for Fibroids Pending Review

The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has recommended that women stop using 5-mg ulipristal acetate (Esmya, Gedeon Richter, and generics) for uterine […]
March 13, 2020

Life-Threatening Infections Tied to Fecal Transplants, FDA Warns Life-Threatening Infections Tied to Fecal Transplants, FDA Warns

Fecal microbiota transplants (FMT) pose a risk of serious or life-threatening adverse events likely because of transmission of pathogenic organisms, the US Food and Drug Administration […]
March 11, 2020

WHO Declares COVID-19 Outbreak a Pandemic WHO Declares COVID-19 Outbreak a Pandemic

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The World Health Organization has formally declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. […]
March 11, 2020

FDA Approves Immunotherapy Combo for Liver Cancer FDA Approves Immunotherapy Combo for Liver Cancer

Patients with advanced liver cancer have a new treatment option ― the immunotherapy combination of nivolumab (Opdivo, Bristol-Myers Squibb) and ipilimumab (Yervoy, Bristol-Myers Squibb). The US […]
March 11, 2020

Largest Meeting on Cancer Research Canceled: AACR Largest Meeting on Cancer Research Canceled: AACR

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The biggest cancer research meeting of the year has been canceled as […]
March 9, 2020

Endocrine Society Meeting Canceled Because of Novel Coronavirus Endocrine Society Meeting Canceled Because of Novel Coronavirus

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The Endocrine Society has canceled its annual scientific meeting because of concerns […]
March 9, 2020

More Medical Conferences Fall to Coronavirus More Medical Conferences Fall to Coronavirus

Nine more medical conferences have been canceled or postponed as COVID-19 continues to cause chaos globally in arenas including the conference circuit. Medical societies worldwide are […]
March 9, 2020

Osilodrostat Gets FDA Go-Ahead for Cushing’s Disease in Adults Osilodrostat Gets FDA Go-Ahead for Cushing’s Disease in Adults

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the oral cortisol synthesis inhibitor osilodrostat (Isturisa) for the nonsurgical treatment of adults with Cushing’s disease who either are […]
March 5, 2020

FDA OKs First Biodegradable Implant to Lower IOP FDA OKs First Biodegradable Implant to Lower IOP

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Allergan’s bimatoprost implant (Durysta), the first intracameral biodegradable sustained-release implant designed to lower intraocular pressure (IOP) in […]
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